漢文

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Chinese[edit]

Chinese; name of a dynasty
 
language; culture; writing; formal; literary; gentle
trad. (漢文)
simp. (汉文)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

漢文

  1. written Chinese language
  2. Chinese literature
  3. Literary Chinese
  4. Classical Chinese

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: 3
ぶん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

漢文 (hiragana かんぶん, romaji kanbun)

  1. Chinese literature
  2. Japanese prose or poetry, traditionally written using Chinese characters and syntax but read in Japanese, sometimes with the aid of special punctuation symbols.